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Chairs at a lake
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Mark Abrams
June 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
As the rest of Pennsylvania’s counties move to Gov. Wolf’s “yellow” phase for reopening, more facilities are opening at state parks, including swimming areas. Read more here.
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Earth Day
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Holli Stephens
April 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
As the pandemic continues on, we’ve got your back on the Philly-centric things to do this weekend from home. Scroll through The KYW To-Do List here.
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A fox
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Kim Glovas
April 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
A global wildlife count has been curtailed by the pandemic, but it's still challenging people to see nature, wherever they are. Read more here.
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This undated photo provided by Michael Thomas in April 2020 shows a clouded sulphur butterfly in Cromwell, Conn.
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AP News
April 23, 2020 - 9:41 pm
The world has lost more than one quarter of its land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years, according to researchers whose big picture study of global bug decline paints a disturbing but more nuanced problem than earlier research. Read more here.
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Recycling electronics
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Kim Glovas
April 22, 2020 - 11:11 am
Community trash cleanups and environmental fairs used to be go-to activities for Earth Day. Although the majority of us are in isolation, green advocates say there is still work to be done. Read more here.
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The Delaware River, showing Philadelphia skyline.
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Mark Abrams
April 18, 2020 - 2:38 pm
The Delaware River has been recognized as the "River of the Year" for 2020. Read more here.
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National Wildlife Federation
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Kim Glovas
April 06, 2020 - 5:18 pm
Now that social distancing appears to be our new normal for the time being, National Wildlife Week enthusiasts have to get creative. Fortunately, the National Wildlife Federation says you don’t have to go very far. Read more here.
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People walking in a park.
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KYW Staff
February 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
If you want to improve your memory, researchers suggest in the journal Nature to increase exercise. Read more here.
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Google logo at a gadgets show in Paris
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AP News
October 23, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By Rachel Lerman and Matt O'Brien, AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of...
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Brad Line of Villanova and his sons, Grayson and Nolan, showing off their app, Squishr, for tracking spotted lanternflies.
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Charlotte Reese
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Squishr, developed by a Villanova man and his two sons, lets users upload pictures and track their spotted lanternfly kills with GPS location data.
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